liseuse

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French[edit]

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La Liseuse (A Young Girl Reading), painting by Jean Honoré Fragonard (1772)

Etymology[edit]

Derived from lire (to read), the word is feminine form of liseur (a reader).

Noun[edit]

liseuse f

  1. a nightgown, a bed jacket, a garment useful when reading in bed
  2. a small paper-knife used to open uncut books, also useful as a bookmark
  3. a dust jacket (removable book cover)
  4. a reading lamp
  5. a nightstand, a bedside table
  6. an e-book reader

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French.

Noun[edit]

liseuse f (invariable)

  1. a nightgown